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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As House and Senate budget negotiators sit down (eight months late), the inevitable issue of new revenues has already raised its head. Predictably, Democrats insist...
October 31, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Yesterday, Washington Post columnist Bob Samuelson urged lawmakers to “just eliminate…the whole notion of entitlements.” His provocative argument: The very word "entitlement" makes people believe...
October 22, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Most of the 43 percent of Americans who the Tax Policy Center projects will pay no federal income tax this year make very little money...
September 5, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The percentage of Americans who pay no federal income tax is falling, thanks to an improving economy and the expiration of temporary Great Recession-era tax...
August 29, 2013Roberton C. Williams
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
“Marijuana Industry Eager to Pay Taxes - and Cash in on Deductions” That was the headline for a story written by Rob Hotakainen of McClatchy...
August 20, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Covering the revenue loss from deep individual income tax rate cuts while maintaining the income tax’s current progressivity is difficult, as Howard Gleckman explained here...
August 13, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Two new studies show just how hard a time Congress will have trying to slash tax rates without adding trillions of dollars to the budget...
August 8, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Over the past week, Washington has been filled with news about tax reform—some reflecting necessary but painful truths and some just bad. In no particular...
August 6, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
How much money do you make? Many Americans know what their wages and salary are. But they might be surprised to know that, on average,...
August 1, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Because politicians seem unwilling to confront specific individual tax preferences, it is likely that any broad-based tax reform will be based on across-the-board curbs on...
July 10, 2013Howard Gleckman